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synonyms for contestants

  • competition
  • applicants
  • candidates
  • competitors
  • entrants
  • entries
  • nominees
  • participants
  • possibilities
  • runners
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How to use contestants in a sentence

The day school closed; the contestants for the prize offered by Mrs. Kerrick handed in their plays.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The two contestants mounted new horses and sat face to face; behind each stood an attendant with the sheaf of reed lances.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Now the contestants were in clear view, and a race followed unparalleled in the annals of war.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
In case the contestants come to an agreement, the magistrate shall announce the fact.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
The latter, having formed, stood also towards these two, which now lay between the contestants as the prize to the victor.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
All of the boys expected to see a great fight, and some backed away from the landing, to give the contestants more room.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
At the appointed hour the contestants lined up, and at a word from George Strong, who had consented to start them, they were off.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
After this explosion of wit the contestants compromised, shook hands, and passed without colliding.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
At desperate grips, both contestants used whatever weapons lay ready to their hands.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
Such an issue, in which one of the contestants must fall, was extremely distasteful to the man of peace.
THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTESTANTS

  • applicants
  • candidates
  • competition
  • competitors
  • contestants
  • entrants
  • entries
  • nominees
  • participants
  • possibilities
  • runners
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.